6th Grade Social Studies


Standard 4: Political Systems

SST-06.4

BPSS-SST logoStandard 4:

Government and Citizenship

Students understand the development, functions, and forms of various political institutions and the role of the citizen in government and society.

Narrative for the Government and Citizenship

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

Standards are larger groups of related benchmarks. The Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. Click on the benchmark name below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency rubrics for each standard's related benchmarks.


SST-06.4.01

BPSS-SST Government and Citizenship concept logo6th Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 4: Government and Citizenship

SST-06.4.01 Explain why government became necessary in ancient civilizations.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can

Reasoning Targets

  • I can 

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can 

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...

(1) Beginning

  • with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.

(2) Developing

  • demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.

(3) Proficient

  • demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations "the standard".

(4) Advanced

  • demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

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SST-06.4.02

BPSS-SST Government and Citizenship concept logo6th Grade (SST) Social Studies Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 4: Government and Citizenship

SST-06.4.02 Describe how different forms of government distributed power within ancient societies.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can distinguish between the different types of government.
  • I can identify the forms of government during the Roman Republic starting with the earliest form.
  • I can define a republic and an empire.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can describe the different types of government.
  • I can explain how the Roman Republic is similar to our world today.
  • I can describe the transition in government from a republic to an empire.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can 

Proficiency Scale

The Student can ...

(1) Beginning

  • with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.

(2) Developing

  • distinguish between the different types of government.
  • identify the forms of government during the Roman Republic starting with the earliest form.
  • define a republic and an empire.

(3) Proficient

  • describe the different types of government.
  • explain how the Roman Republic is similar to our world today.
  • describe the transition in government from a republic to an empire.

(4) Advanced

  • demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.

Resources

Vocabulary

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Websites

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